NY Times: What city dwellers might see in the absence of light pollution.
Airport runway becomes parking lot for thousands of Sandy-damaged vehicles (via Photoblog)
Photo of the day? Photo of the day.
Snow-covered teddy bears are a sad Christmas Day reminder of the Newtown tragedy. Snow-covered stuffed animals, some with photos attached, sit at a memorial in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 25, 2012.
A flock of starlings blanket the sky over Gretna, Scotland, yesterday.
LIFE.com remembers the legendary Kennedy-Nixon debates in the fall of 1960 — and the look and feel of a contest often cited as the first “modern” presidential campaign.
Pictured: Presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon (right) speaks during a televised debate while opponent John F. Kennedy watches, 1960.
“We’re pretty sure that if people want to take a picture, they have more than enough options, between their phones and everything else, that they don’t need a camera on their tablet.” Dave Limp, Vice President Amazon Kindle, told Gizmodo last week.
The full moon rises through the Olympic Rings hanging beneath Tower Bridge during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
Photo of the Day: July 22, 2012
Penn State employees covered the Joe Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium before removing it on Sunday.
Photo: Christopher Weddle, Centre Daily Times / Getty Images
Wow, talk about being in the right place at the right time. Photographer Justin Lee captured a dazzling moment when a rainbow formed from the spray of a waterfall at Yosemite National Park.
A double rainbow appears after a heavy monsoon storms over Nipton Road in Searchlight, Nevada, July 13, 2012.
The National Weather Service has extended a flashflood watch through Saturday night, as rain and thunderstorms have rumbled into Southern Nevada. Picture taken July 13. 2012. [REUTERS/Gene Blevins]
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Behind the scenes of Mad Men.
Facebook Inc shares fizzled on their first day of trade on the Nasdaq, erasing early gains of as much as 18 percent to trade close to their initial public offering price.
The stock opened 11 percent higher and rose to $45 before rapidly heading south in frenzied trade, touching its initial public offering price of $38. The No. 1 online social network raised as much as $18.4 billion in one of the biggest initial public offerings in U.S. history.
After a delay in the opening print that drove up anxiety levels among traders and onlookers outside the Nasdaq, the company’s closely watched stock began trading at $42.05, compared with an IPO price of $38.
To rapturous applause from employees, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg — flanked by Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Nasdaq Chief Executive Robert Greifeld — rang the bell to kick off trading at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters at 6:30 a.m. Pacific time.
The 28-year-old billionaire founder hugged and high-fived Sandberg and other employees in celebration after he pressed the remote button.
Photo of the Day: May 16, 2012
The Role of Prince Charming
Alec Baldwin carries fiancee Hilaria Thomas up stairs at the red carpet at Cannes.